The economic statistics that aid us in understanding the current state of the economy are in the midst of an unusual, if not unprecedented, upheaval. Combined with the equally unparalleled oscillations of the economy through the early months of COVID, economy watchers are naturally confused.…

Did you know that securely shredding your old documents does more than just protect your identity? It also helps save the planet! Each ton of recycled paper can save about 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 400 kilowatts of energy and 7,000 gallons of water. Let’s…

While teaching at J. E. Ober Elementary School in Garrett for over 30 years, I became friends with many people from all walks of life and many were like your second family. That was because you almost spent as much time at school as you did at home.

Following revelations this past week that President Donald Trump had acknowledged the danger posed by COVID-19 in private, then downplayed its seriousness to the public, it was inevitable that someone would ask Gov. Eric Holcomb to weigh in.

To dozens of police officers, firefighters and other responders who searched all night and day to succeed in finding an Auburn teenager who went missing for 20 hours last week.

Sept. 17 is Constitution Day by act of Congress, which passed a law in the hope schools would take the time to teach about the history and the philosophy of that venerable document.

World Honey Bee Day came and went, but it wasn’t a celebration: over 40% of insect species are threatened with extinction. Thanks to science, we know exactly why: habitat loss, pollution from pesticides, invasive species and climate change all play a significant role.

Yes, appliances designed to clean things actually need to be cleaned, too. Your automatic dishwasher needs a thorough cleaning once in a while to deodorize the inside and prevent your glassware and dishes from picking up an unpleasant odor. To clean your dishwasher, liberally sprinkle baking…

As the pandemic has carved out a new normal for most of us, more people are doing the bulk of their shopping online. Part of smart online shopping is always using a credit card. It gives shoppers added security against missing orders, delays and other fraud. However, scammers are still angli…

Liberty University’s decision to close its philosophy department didn’t make big headlines in May, at least not when compared with its coronavirus policies and the latest comments from University President Jerry Falwell Jr.